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South Georgia Medical Center’s Top Ranked Spine Care Center Offers Bi-Weekly Clinic in Homerville

Posted on: June 17th, 2013

Valdosta, GA – South Georgia Medical Center in cooperation with Clinch Memorial Hospital will host a satellite clinic of the Spine Care Center beginning June 19th from 1 to 5 pm at Clinch Memorial Hospital.  Assessments of back problems and information on treatment options will be provided by Spine Care Center Coordinator Darin Melvin, RN.  […]

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SGMC Honors Retired Radiologist with Naming

Posted on: June 13th, 2013

Dr. Charles F. Hobby, a recently retired radiologist who practiced medicine at South Georgia Medical Center for over 40 years, was honored June 13, 2013 with the naming of the Charles F. Hobby, MD Interventional Radiology Unit at the SGMC Main Campus. The honor was bestowed upon Dr. Hobby by the Hospital Authority of Valdosta […]

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Cogent HMG Announces New Hospitalist Program at SGMC

Posted on: June 10th, 2013

6/10/2013 BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Cogent HMG, a national leader in hospitalist and intensivist services for hospitals and post-acute care facilities, today announced the launch of the company’s latest full-service hospitalist program at South Georgia Medical Center, a 285-bed not-for-profit acute care hospital and its 55-bed Smith Northview Campus, both located in Valdosta, Ga. SGMC is […]

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SGMC’s Neil Ginty Receives Inaugural Assisted Living Certification

Posted on: May 23rd, 2013

5/23/2013 Neil Ginty, Administrator of Lanier Health Services, recently became one of only 28 Certified Executive Directors for Assisted Living Communities in Georgia. Ginty also serves as the Administrator for South Georgia Medical Center’s Berrien campus and completed the course at the Georgia Healthcare Association’s Winter Convention. The certification provided in-depth instruction for optimally learning […]

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Pearlman Cancer Center Observes National Cancer Survivors Day Sunday, June 2

Posted on: May 23rd, 2013

National Cancer Survivors Day is Sunday, June 2, 2013 and the Pearlman Cancer Center (PCC) at South Georgia Medical Center is hosting a survivors’ event called Hope Grows Here.  The event will be held from 2:00pm to 3:30pm at Mathis City Auditorium. Cancer survivors, caregivers, family members, friends, and healthcare professionals will unite to show that […]

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SGMC Campuses Celebrate National Hospital Week

Posted on: May 9th, 2013

5/9/2013 City of Valdosta Mayor John Gayle presents South Georgia Medical Center CEO Randy Sauls with a Hospital Week proclamation on Monday. A hospital is more than a place where people go to heal, it is a part of the community that fosters health and represents hope. From providing treatment and comfort to the sick, […]

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SGMC Planned Telephone Outage Needed for Switch Upgrade

Posted on: May 9th, 2013

On Thursday, June 6, the telephone switch at South Georgia Medical Center will be undergoing an upgrade process beginning at 10 PM.  Between 10 PM Thursday and 5 AM on Friday, June 7, numbers listed in the telephone directory (land-lines to SGMC) may be non-operational. The hospital’s back-up phone system, ESSX, which operates using a […]

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SGMC’s Pearlman Cancer Center Survivorship Kit Recognized As Best Practice by the Commission on Cancer

Posted on: May 3rd, 2013

5/3/2013 The Cancer Survivorship Kit produced by the Pearlman Cancer Center was recognized by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons as a best practice model for community cancer center survivorship programs across the nation. According to kit co-developer Mary Ann Heddon, RN, MSN, the kit provides all the tools needed to […]

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SGMC Celebrates Women’s Health Week with Three Events

Posted on: May 3rd, 2013

5/3/2013 National Women’s Health Week is celebrated May 13 – 17 and South Georgia Medical Center is hosting a series of events to promote awareness of common health problems in women.Monday, May 13 is National Women’s Check-up Day and SGMC and our affiliate hospitals in Nashville and Lakeland will be hosting Latte-Dah Day.  From noon […]

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SGMC Receives The Silver Plus Award For Stroke Care

Posted on: April 16th, 2013

4/16/2013 South Georgia Medical Center has received the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines?-Stroke Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes SGMC’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.  “Our challenge is to get the […]

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